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>> i'm ali velshi, the news has become this thing where you talk to experts about people, and al jazeera has really tried to talk to people, about their stories. we are not meant to be your first choice for entertainment. we are ment to be your first choice for the news. >> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. we are here in doha. coming up in the next of 0 minutes dash -- next 60 minutes. israel vows to destroy cross-border tunnels with or without a ceasefire. >> this is the seen in israel, pounded by strikes. the number of palestinians killed rises. >> sierra leone sends in the army to enforce ebola measures. we look at how the west is
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reacting. ukraine's government calls a day-long ceasefire to let crash investigators to reach the site of the malaysia airlines disaster. hey, look, no hands. how driverless cars could be about to motor away in the u.k. welcome to the programme. let's start with developments in the conflict areas of the gaza strip , and the israeli government threatening to destroy all cross-border tunnels regardless of a ceasefire. israel called up more reservists and requested military resupplies from the united states. israel's prime minister held a meeting of the security cabinet and made it clear that they were determined that the offensive will continue. it is continuing. these are live pictures from gaza. day 24 of the offensive, and diplomatic efforts to end have stalled.
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the cost of it all is in human lives. that is rising. this was the result of an early morning strike on a house in gaza city. it wounded several palestinians and left a crater filled with debris. let's join diplomatic editor james bays in west jerusalem. good to see you. lots of moving development in the story, in gaza and west jerusalem. israel security cabinet has finished meeting, i believe. the prime minister spoke to discuss in detail what the israelis are going to do. fill us in on that detail. >> at a time when there is a great deal of international criticism of the israeli military operation. at a time when no lesser figures than the u.n. secretary-general and the u.s. president called for a ceasefire, binyamin netanyahu, with his cabinet around him was uncompromising, saying that the military operation will go on.
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it will continue, and there'll be no ceasefire until they have dealt with the issue of the tunnels and the rockets. he says the military operation will continue. they'll deal with the issue, if necessary through diplomacy, and through the military option. he said in his speech that so far there has been impressive results, as he described it, on the ground. he said "we have neutralized dozens of tunnels, thousand of terrorists infrastructure and killed hundreds of terrorists." other important points were he said "this is the first step in demill tarrizing gaza." flanking him - senior officials and minister, including the defence minister. he said "the damage inflicted by hamas on hamas by israel is unprecedented." >> let's listen in to what the prime minister had to say a short while ago. >> translation: i won't agree to
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any suggestion, with or without a ceasefire that won't allow the israeli army to finish this important operation for the security of israel's citizens. >> of course, the prime minister very determined. as you say, it comes off the back of military hardware confirmed going towards israel from the united states. this is not a new development. there is a longstanding agreement between the two countries, so should we be surprised by this? >> we shouldn't be surprised, but i think there's a great deal of international criticism coming hours after that attack on the u.n. school, that the u.n. said was carried out by the israelis. as part of the treaty between the u.s. and israel they are sending more military hardware. it's worth reminding our viewers that 121 billion of military aid has been given by the u.s. to israel since 1945. those are the actual figures. if you adjusted it for
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inflation, some of those figures, it would be much higher than that. there is a sim biosis between the u.s. military infrastructure and the israeli one. yes, the u.s. sends all sorts of things to israel, like apache helicopters, there are israeli variance of f 15s, f-16 strike aircraft. also israel exports to the u.s., and sometimes the u.s. sends military hardware to israel, which they use on the ground, modifies, and sends back to the united states. >> of course, you have had time to assess how certainly the israeli public have been watching events unfolding in gaza in the last 24 hours, the attack on the u.n. facility. how has the media portrayed this. is there a change as to how the israeli government is dealing with this. are they behind what binyamin netanyahu was doing? >> i think when binyamin netanyahu speaks at that israeli
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cabinet meeting he was several audiences in mind, some critical of his actions and some ambassadors have been recalled because of the brutality, as they see it, of the israeli operation. the more important audience is the domestic audience. he's already, and his close officials and ministers set high expectations for the israeli public, and they, having seen what is written in the israeli media, i think, has the high expectations, that the tunnels can be destroyed, the rockets stopped, and, i think, they have been led to believe that hamas can be destroyed. many analysts, i think, would not believe that is possible. high expectations from the israeli public, and binyamin netanyahu as a result of that says the operation continues for now. >> we'll see what the fallout is as the day progresses. for the moment, thank you for joining us from west jerusalem.
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the white house is condemning the israeli strikes killing palestinian civilians including an attack on the u.n. shelter. the pentagon confirmed the resupplying of the israeli military. patty culhane has more. as the fighting rages, the death toll climbs and the u.s. military confirms it has supplied the israeli military with an unknown number of mortars and grenades to help it keep up the fight on gaza. israel asked for more weapons, the u.s. won't say what the items are or when munitions may be delivered. the obama is using strongest diplomatic language to date, condemning the attack on a u.n. school, but not condemning israel, insisting that despite the u.n.'s own evidence, they don't know who is responsible for this. >> well, we do condemn the shelling of a school in gaza which killed and injured
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palestinians, and children, and u.n. humanitarian workers, we condemn those responsible for hiding weapons in the united nations facilities. >> united nations expressed less doubt about who was to blame. >> all available evidence points to israeli artillery as the cause. nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children. >> the u.s. congress, less critical of israel than the white house is moving to help israel pay for and improve the iron dome missile defense shield and is on the verge of approving 225 million to be given immediately, and an additional 620 million for next year. the obama calling for a ceasefire with words, with weapons and funny, ensuring israel's ability to keep fighting. well let's take a look at the toll this conflict had on the palestinians and israelis.
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1,366 palestinians have been killed since the latest round of hostilities began three weeks ago. 7, 680 have been wounded. 66 australian soldiers and three civilians, including a thai national. more than 264 palestinians are in 86 shelters. >> we can join our correspondent in the gaza strip. he's been following event throughout the day and overnight. we know where you are at the moment. and that is an election distributing bread to the locals there. let's talk about the overnight raids, and the situation on the ground at the moment. we have seen shelling throughout the day. large plumes of smoke from several locations across the gaza strip. bring us up to speed. >> that's right. the fighting has not stopped. however, in saying that, at least here in gaza city, it's calm. that is why you see the kind of activity you see behind me,
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because people, when there seems to be a lull, if you will, the pause in fighting, don't know when it will start again, it could start at any moment, but people come out and get supplies, badly needed supplies. i'll get my cameraman to show you the cue, a cue of people waiting for bred. some have been waiting in the cue for hours. and they are only allowed a limited amount of bread. they are only allowed about two bagsful, which is about 100 pieces of bread. when you consider the fact most palestinian families, are relatively large, it's not a lot of food, not a lot of bread. we don't know when the fighting will start again, when people will be able to come out on the streets again and wait in queues like this in the open. so, again, people taking advantage of this relative lull in trying to get food. >> of course, the pressure, as you say, is not just on food, but water, medical supplies and
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on power. certainly the hospitals must be under a great deal of pressure, certainly after yesterday's bombing of a marketplace. >> that's right. and you really have to consider the fact that the humanitarian crisis here is growing very quickly. in fact, in the words of united nations, they are at breaking point. they are hoping hundreds of thousands of people. when you consider the fact that the gaza strip is over $1.7 million people, it's an area which is densely populated, and everybody is affected by this conflict. again, if you - if you see the sheer number of people waiting in this queue, waiting for something to eed. it tells you -- to eat. it tells you how bad the situation is. as you point out the situation is not just about food, hospitals are suffering because they don't have enough medical plies, and there's a bigger
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issue, a problem with the electricity. on tuesday, which saw the heiest bombardment of gaza city since this conflict began over three weeks ago, the power station was targeted. in an area which already was suffering from serious power crisis, people on everything having about eight hours a day, because that power station was struck, people now only have about two hours every 48 hours. i mean, you consider the fact that people are in the dark for the evenings which sees a lot of shellings and care strikes, it adds to the humanitarian crisis, because to put it in simple terms, without power, there's no water. what i mean with that is in order for people in gaza to get water, they have to tap groundwater, requiring motors, pumps to get the water out of the ground so people have something to drink or bathe in. with no electricity they can't
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do that. we are expecting the humanitarian crisis to go as poem become ill from a lack of sanitation. >> a dire situation. we'll come back to you. thank you for joining us. of course, you can keep up to date with all the developments from the strip, and what our corresponds are seeing on the ground -- correspondents are seeing on the ground. they are blogs. all you have to do is go on to the website well, coming up on the al jazeera newshour - no deal for argentina, as creditors reject an offer on debt repayment. rescuers search for survivors in a remote indian village. and the copa del ray competition - the top four.
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the organization that represents the world's major airlines says there's no plans to impose travel restrictions because of the ebola outbreak in west africa, saying the risk of contracting the virus from a fellow passenger is low. 672 died from the disease. we have more. >> these are the stringent protective measures that medics in liberia have to undertake before treating ebola patients. you have to get close up, they are at risk of infection. now the fear of ebola spreading to the wider community forced the government to institute measures to project the country. the president has ordered the closure of all schools. a thorough cleaning process for public buildings on friday, and a one month compulsory leave for
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nonessential public sector staff. speaking at a briefing by the world health organisation last week, she emphasised how important it is for people to act responsibly. >> protect yourself. listen to co-worker. abide by the rules. believe that it is real. go out and carry the message wherever you are. >> reporter: ebola is transmitted through infected bodily fluids. if a healthy person comes into contact with a sufferer, they are at risk. >> the most efficient way it is transmitted is when people are taking care of those that have it, and they get close to body fluids, including vomit, blut, diarrhoea and faeces. that's what is happening and why we are seeing app explosion of
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cases. >> that's prompted the withdrawal of peace corps. the possibility that it could cross continents, it's worrying officials. >> we have been meeting with the contacts, based on the level of contact that they had, and we've been advising them on the need for them to restrict the movement. and all of them have temperatures to monitor their body temperatures in the morning, and in the evening. and then, of course, they all have phone contacts, and as well as our field surveillance, monitoring the contents. >> but the man who first identified the virus in the 19 '70s believes that the risk of infections through casual contact is remote. >> spreading in the population
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here, i'm not that worried about it. i wouldn't be worried to sit next to someone with ebola virus on the tube, as long as they don't vomit on you. >> in west africa the risk is higher. this is the worst ebola outbreak ever recorded. aid agencies say it's out of control. now, the world health organisation is not recommending any travel restrictions or border closures due to the ebola outbreak. it is causing serious concerns across the world. now, the virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through bodily fluids. west africa people sprayed with disinfectant is spreading through west africa in the worst outbreak in history. sierra leone is sending in its army. the president declared a public health emergency and cancelled
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his upcoming trip to washington. there are fears infected people travelling out of africa may spread the virus to other parts of the wortd. in hong kong the health ministry stepped up surveillance. a person from kenya tested negative. hospitals in the u.k. in isolation units and airline crews are trained to watch out for signs of infections. the u.s. should be on alert, although the chances of an outbreak there are low. let's talk to amanda mclelland, an emergency health officer for the red cross, joining me on the line from free town in sierra leone. nice to have you with us. the reality of the disease transferred from continent to continent - is it a myth, could it happen, should we be worried? >> obviously with air travel we have cases in three capital
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cities, so the chances of air travel and people who have had contact with ebola or in incubation moving between continents is real. the preparedness that some countries are putting in place is prudent. the chances of an outbreak in a larger country is remote. given the infrastructure. the biggest risk is spreading to further countries in west africa. >> how concerned are you that the precautions that sierra leone have put in. you say some countries are prude ept. are they doing enough, can it be contained. do they have the infrastructure to deal with the scenario. from what we see, it seems that it hasn't. >> at the present our analogist is that they are out of control. we don't have in place the infrastructure needed to respond to the current outbreak.
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all the agencies, including us, nhs, wo and ministries are stretched in terms of trying to respond, but we are talking about an area heavily affected with poor and limited infrastructure in the initial phase, and their ability to scale up to meet the outbreak is limited. and to be honest, we are struggling now to get people in place, and to bring more medical professionals from other locations as governments start to consider shutting borders, and spreading to places like hong kong or britain, where we pull the medical resources. it's affecting our income, the ability to scale up. >> are the offences in place to scale up. where will you get the help if you need hands on the ground? >> we - we have been managed - we have been able to get enough resources in place at the moment. we are about to launch the appeals. as the outbreak spreads, we are
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looking for an extra five to six million across the three countries, as we look at hutch more we can scale up. it's becoming a human resource issue, how much nursing staff do we have access to, able to leave their own countries and support us. at the moment that's where the biggest gap is and where we are trying to fill the gap. >> a scenario where we see the doctors treating the ebola virus die themselves, it doesn't bode well or gain confidence in those that are watching behind the borders of west africa. if doctors can't control the outbreak, what hope for the rest of us? yes, the doctors in question are doing more high risk activities, i don't think that should - it doesn't reflect the risk to the general population. the doctors and nurses that are
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infected has been doing high risk activities, caring for ill patients with high blood flows. if it's a concern that the number of medical staff across the board that died responding to the outbreak, and it reflects the lack of training and material available to the local staff in all three countries. obviously the death of the senior medical officer in sierra leone, and the contamination of expats in liberia is concerned and is vetted by c.d.c. -- investigated by c.d.c. at the moment as to how it occurred. >> thank you so much for joining us, amanda mclelland from free town in sierra leone. you can get more information at there's an interactive map, showing you how the virus is spread and what is being done to curtail it.
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>> now, ukraine's military announced a day-long pause in the fight against pro-russian separatists in the east. kiev granted the truce to allow investigators safe access to the mh17 crash site. the decision was in response to u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon's appeal to stop the fight. >> now, barnaby phillips is live in donetsk. ceasefire. the hope must be that at least the crash investigators can get to the site and perhaps the politicians can solve the wider problem of the area. >> yes, that's right. so it is a conflict area. that is the problem. two weeks have passed since mh17 came down and on the crash site tragically there are the remains of many dozens of passengers and their possessions. the o.s.c.e. observer mission is trying again to reach the site.
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we have not yet heard whether they have been successful. we know that the government unilaterally as we said called a one day truce. they are saying that despite that they have been attacked by pro-russian separatists in various areas today. we are not able to confirm that independently. what we have heard from kiev is that the parliament has ratified an agreement to allow up to 700 investigators and armed law enforcement officers, some of them armed at least, a one year period during which they will have authority over the crash site. now, that is all very well in theory, it's all very well for parliament to make that sort of agreement in kiev. it doesn't necessarily translate to reality here on the fraud eastern side of the country. >> on the political front there's confusion about the position of the prime minister. what seems to be coming out of
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kiev on that? >> well, the prime minister arseniy yatsenyuk said he would stand down. now, this was not unexpected. there is a widespread feeling amongst people in kiev, certainly those who supported the overthrow of president viktor yanukovych back in february that the current parliament is discredited, that there needs to be a new democratic mandate. however, president petro porashenko would like prime minister arseniy yatsenyuk to stay there. he says the time is not right for ukraine not to have a functioning government. that there's a critical military situation here in the east to be resolved. what we know is that parliament has rejected prime minister arseniy yatsenyuk's resignation. he carries on in an interim measure. it was a formality, we loaning forward - the -- we look
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forward, the people of ukraine look forward to parliamentary elections in the coming months. president petro porashenko's messing was the show has to be kept on the road, the country needs some administration and government. >> we'll see what happens, thank you for joining us from donetsk. now, to a landslide in western india, where dozens have been trapped and main killed. it was caused by days of torrential rain, and clearing of vegetation. >> reporter: rescuers rushed a survivor to safety. the village is used to heavy monsoon rains. on tuesday it received more than 10 centimetres. on saturday the saturated hill slowed slipped and -- slipped and fell, burying many people
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sleeping in their homes. >> translation: i came to visit my relatives, when i arrived i found the village was destroyed. >> it is a remote area. news of the disaster was slow to reach the emergency services. hundreds of rescuers are on hand to treat the wounded and heavy machinery is removing the mud. >> in this place there were 40 to 50 houses. i checking with my supports, and we think 100 to 250 people are trapped. >> the prime minister sent the interior to the disaster area, saying all efforts must be made to help the victims. terrible weather in south asia. here is richard with more of what is going on. >> i'm reluctant to make a link between rain and landslides. more factors are involved, everything from seismic activity and things like road construction. nevertheless, i suspect that the
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heavy rain we have seen probably played a part in the current situation. see the satellite imaging, particularly across the western side of india. there has been huge rain fall totals reported down through parts of goa and maharastra - large rain fall totals, to be expected at this kind of year. you see the intensity of the rainfall. when you look at the people there. the smiles on their faces. it's almost as though they are used to the rain. sets you thinking how bad is the monsoon. it was slow arriving, and it was weak as well. i've been looking at the rain fall stats. you see the july average is 310mm of rain. in just the last two weeks we have seen 645 millimetres of rain. so even by india's standards, it
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is exceptional rainfall, and looking at the forecast, it seems as though down through the west we'll see more heavily rain easily another couple of hundred millimetres of rain. central and eastern areas also like to see further heavy rain. >> thank you. still ahead on al jazeera - why women are turning to violence in nigeria. more on the fourth attack by female suicide bomber in as many days. first, we return to south asia and the indian state where a coal mine closing left thousands unemployed. >> and i'm matt ramsay at the santa maria polling club in spain talking exclusively to the world's best polo player.
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. >> welcome back. you're watching al jazeera america. these are the top stories much the israeli government says it will destroy cross-boarder tunnels regardless of the ceasefire. the bombardment continues for the 24th day and 1,366 palestinians have been killed. israel called up more reservists and requested military resupplies from the united states. sierra leone is sending in the army to enforce ebola measures. the president declared a state of emergency and cancelled an upcoming trip to washington. ukraine announces a ceasefire to allow investigators access to
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the malaysia airlines crash site. it was in response to ban ki-mo ki-moon's appeal to stop the fighting. what is daily life like for palestinians trapped in the strip. because the power plant has been damaged. most only has electricity for a couple of hours every day. it caused shortages of drinking water, because much of that needs to be pumped from wells. the food shortages are a daily problem as you heard on the programme. people began in the morning to buy bread from bakeries that are still open. we are joined by someone that lives in gaza. we have spoken through this period of time on al jazeera. how difficult has daily life become in terms of trying to get the necessities to survive, for you? >> hi.
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well, right now it's getting worse and worse by the day or by the minute, if i may say. whenever we pass by, the lines of people waiting there to get bread are getting longer and longer every day. there's nowhere to make bread, no gas as well. and a lot of people who work at the bakery stay the night there to try to provide for the people there is no tap water in the houses. so we have 1.8 million people with no access to water. no access to electricity. the power plant was targeted and set on fire. >> in terms of water - let's take one element at a time. how are you getting water, and where are you getting it from?
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>> right now. most of the houses don't even have water. i mean, tap water. drinking water also - we tried to provide for the schools and people try to get if from the market or the shops, but the tap water is - it's unaccessible. other people, a minority, have watered wells. they can have access to water. >> in terms of trying to get water, that means you have a journey to make. how far away from where your home is do you have to get the water, and what dangers lie during that trip. >> actually, my family lives in a building, and they have their own well. it's difficult to get that from the well, to bring it up to the apartments because of - there's no electricity, so the generator
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doesn't work, you need fuel and we have a fuel crisis much the reason that is not easy, and it is - it is difficult to get it, and buildings like the one i live in, but for other people, it is - it's risky to go and get bread, not to mention getting water from other places. and also we - everyone - we saw on the news. workers who try to fix water lines sh they were targeted, they were targeted and killed. so they cannot fix that for the people. for the past two weeks people didn't have access to water. >> in terms of food, how long a gap is there before you can actually leave your safe location and go find supplies.
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what is the longest duration you had to endure? >> for food - i mean yesterday, yesterday the market was bombed. and people there were trying to go shopping for food, and they were directly targeted. it is risky. i mean, it's fatal to go out of the house, even to stay in the house. it's fatal to do anything here. if you want to go for food or medicine or anything, water, et cetera, it is - it's not safe because the markets are being bombed. shops right now are - most of them are closed. why would they risk it. also, the prices, if you wanted to buy water or food, it's expensive. people here, there is no access to money at all.
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so even if they can get food or water or bread, they don't actually have the money for it. we have more than 400,000 people displaced, more than, according to the u.n., and schools and in the hospital, shifa hospital is turning into a refugee camp with tents and people lying there. >> we will come back to you but leave it there for now. the phone line is dodgy at the moment. we'll come back to you during the period and wish you well at the moment. thank you. living in gaza, what life is like under siege. a palestinian american teenager badly beaten by israeli police is visiting washington d.c. he was arrested a day after his cousin was burnt to death. his beating sparked
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international condemnation. andy gallagher met with the teenager at his house. >> reporter: back safe and sound. his wound have heeled, but what happened on a trip to visit family is a pain. memory. tar ebbing's cousin was burnt to death. in the protest that followed tar ebbing was arrested by security forces and the video shows the teenager being beaten. he was blindfolded. >> my ribs hurt. i have a fractured rib. it hurts a lot. i have a lot of headaches. i'm drawsy and my head hurts and i feel like laying down and going to sleep. >> the video led to demonstrations, but tar ebbing has been asked to peak to
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officials in washington d.c., something the teenager is looking forward to. . >> i will try my best to tell them what is happening. the tee to. . >> i will try my best to tell them what is happening. to make them think about it and that we are all humans. they don't deserve that. we should all have rights. >> his family says without his status as an american citizens things may have been different. friend and cousins are in gaol, and the family refutes claims that he resisted arrest or was involved in violence. >> he doesn't like violence. it's more about family that lives there and here. he's caring and wants to make a difference. >> reporter: for a teenager this amount of support is unsettling. but he says he'll strive to speak for other palestinians. >> i want to make a change.
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i want the people there to understand that one day it will stop. one day you are going to end up being happy one day. we have to wait for that day. >> the u.s. state department is said to be shocked at tarek's treatment and called for an investigation. this teenager is planning to see his palestinian family in east jerusalem soon. three al jazeera journalists spent 215 days in an egyptian prison. last month peter greste and mohamed fadel fahmy from given 7 years, baher mohamed was given 7 years and a further three for having a spent you will bullet in his possession, picked up at a protest. al jazeera continues to demand their release. >> a nigerian female suicide bomber kidd three people in kahno, the fourth attack in as many days.
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security forces arrested a so-year-old -- 10-year-old child with explosives attached to her. they will use more female officers to address the prob. >> reporter: this woman is having a busy work day when n explosion happened across the street. when this plan looked out there was a cloud of dust, people running. a boy missing a leg, screaming. police said it was the work of a female suicide bomber. >> i never heard of a woman doing something like this before. it's scary, we have to be on the look out. >> this was one of four locations hit in recent days in kahno by female suicide bombers said to be under 20. the female bomber came to the side gate. security guards said he looked suspicious. they asked her to lift the veil
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and that's when she detonated the gun. at this gas station three were killed when a woman. blew herself up. sergei bobrovsky is widely -- boko haram is widely being blamed. the trend is tactical. >> no one would expect a woman to be involved in these acts. it's the kind of situation that you have to fight from all acknowledges. >> president goodluck jonathan says the use of young women in suicide bombers is a new low in the campaign. a wicked exploitation of the girl child. boko haram's kidnapping of more than 270 schoolgirls in april brought global attention to their abuses. the group had been abducting women in 2012, and says it's a response for the government targetting suspects family members. >> the group's first reported use of the female suicide bomber
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was in june. outside an army barracks in the nearby say. after that the military issued a statement saying the three women were arrested for spying for boko haram, as well as regruting peoples to join. >> it may not be their choice, there may be-- recruiting people to join. >> it may not be their choice. i believe there's some sort of brainwashing involved. >> with a proppa gander leadership. boko haram's use of women is a trend that is expected to continue. >> thousands of workers lost their jobs after a ban. we have this report from the area. in the hills the monsoon arrived. it's a tough season.
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this year miners and their families are miserable. in april the national green tribunal banned coal mining across the state because of pollution and safety concerns. thousands of mines are abandoned. workers are jobless. the children have been pulled out of school. his wife says they are surviving on rice and salt. people have died doing this work. some of us survived, and have little children. it's fine if they have shut down the coal mine. the government should give us other work to do. the tribunal banned coal mining because of working conditions. during the investigation last year we found no safety precautions or equipment. what we did find were children. september to work in these dangerous rat holes for eight hours a day. they told us accidents were
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common, and that many were buried alive. today mine owners deny this. >> i have never seen not a single case where they reported there's a child. >> mine operators are furious at the ban, and have the backing of the government. these coal field once generated millions for state coffers and employed thousands of migrant workers. now the region is deserted. >> it's bad. suddenly it stopped. now they had to find out alternative likelihood, where to go immediately. >> social activists have welcomed the mining ban because they say workers were heavily exploited. >> the family living there are living in a slum continue. today because it's been banned, are they trying to say that we are concerned about them. we should be concerned when the
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mining was going on. the tribunal will meet again to review the decision. miners are separate for the industry to reopen. they no longer worry about how dangerous their jobs were, they worry about where their next meal is coming from. well, still ahead - sport - where english premier league champions manchester city have a bad day at the office. those details later.
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welcome back. here is sport. i was going to say weather. >> not today. argentinian fighter lorenzo will face a youa guyan. seen here in the dark shirts booked their place with a 5-1 win. the argentinian side 4-0 up following the first leg. bolivar needed a small miracle to go through. they won the match 1-0. it was not enough to overturn. lorenzo through to the time, the first leg on 6 august. liverpool beat english premier league champions manchester city on penalties in a pre-season friendly. stefan but the sky blues ahead in the second half of the international champion cup game.
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liverpool equalized through jordan ender son. the match sent to penalty, they missed three of the four spot kicks. they scored and won. >> it's really the physical fitness of the players, and reintroducing the tactical element of the game. overall, i thought the press were excellent. we could have scored three more. two hearts, three outstanding. obviously then is goes to penalties and composure, to finish the penalties much on a great game everton completed the signing. a club record $47 million. the belgium international joins from chelsea, bean on -- being on loan last season. scored 63 goals with the
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merciside club. the epo confirmed it will use vanishing spray, used at the world cup in brazil, to stop players encroaching. it disappears a minute later. >> olympic champion and world record holder from kenya runs in the final. of the commonwealth games in glaz coe. >> the women recorded a podium clean sweep in the 3,000 metres steeplechase. kenya's women dominate on the track and valerie adams continued to dominate in the shot-put, the world record holder from new zealand winning her 17th gold. victory for another olympic champion. the world record holder carr arny james winning a 400 meter title. and the pacific island of kirra
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batty, population of 100,000 has a commonwealth games champion to celebrate. david winning his country's first ever gold in the 105 kilogram weight lifting class. well, the final day of the third test match between england and india has got underway in south hamp tonne, india needing six wickets to win the match and level the series. india currently at 128 for six in there second innings. >> tiger woods tees off in a few hours looking for a ninth title at the world golf championship event in ohio. he missed three months of the season to a back injury. he'll want to banish memories of the last tournament, the open at hoy lake. 6-over par total of 294. the highest over 72 holes at a
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major championship. >> everything needs to get better. more efficient at what i'm doing. my good shots are good. my bad shots need to be in positions where i know i shouldn't miss, and places where i have been missing it. there's obviously a short sides and fat sides and making sure i missed the ball on the correct side. depends on where the flag is. i hope i have not done as consistently or as well as i would like to. >> now, not exactly a household name, but that argentinian is a ledge employed for people that follow the sport, it's believed that he it to polo what lionel messi is to football, and he speak to matt ramsay. >> reporter: he looks like any other polo player here. but he is is not. he's a phenomenon, the greatest to play the game. others admit to watching, rather
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than tackling him on the field of play. there's a mystique and aura, he's more than the lionel mess which of polo. he's a breeder, trainer and he can talk to horses, some say. >> that is not true. i try to get the best horses we can. >> for the racing. you need to compete. polo is the fame. to have a good driver you need a good car. >> it's not unusual for fans to hang on his every word. the argentine doesn't peak often and shuns media attention and rarely gives interviews. >> i prefer not to. i like to a play my came and happy where i am. >> ranked polo's world number one, he has won every major trophy the sport has to offer and hold the record for the most
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number of goals scored at a polo tournament. an astonishing 67. >> it's not just as a player. as a trainer the argentine received awards for encouraging the use of violent free training methods, breaking horses without pain and distress to them. >> you don't need to hit them. you need to teach them. that is important. we break the horses in argentina, in a way that they learn every day. that's the way i do it. >> six of the world's top 10 polo players are here in spain for the land rover international event. the crowd has come to see cambiaso. >> i put a brand of style. i change the style of the game. since i play. that's for sure. i had been away, and the day that i see, i have no chance to compete well, i will - i will not play more.
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>> at 39 years of age, the argentinian legend will retire. he will not be remembered for scoring this, the winning goal in the dying seconds. but for personally defining the very fabric of modern day polo. that's it. more later. >> thank you very much. >> now, it sounds like science fiction, but driverless cars will appear on british roads. campaigners insist they'll be safer than those driven by people. phil lavelle reports. >> machines that fly hundreds of people across the world in one go, in one day. unimaginable. a few hundred years ago. look how that turned out. technology's latest target - the road. the premise of how a car drives is not changed - you sit behind the wheel and control the pedals and the experience.
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because a revolution is coming, the road is the battle ground. cars that drive themselves have been tested in the u.s. for a while. japan, singapore, germany too. sweden gets them, and as of january, britain gives the green light, testing them on public roads in cities for the first time. >> once cars can exercise control over speed and breaking, making them potentially safer, and the really big step forward is when they are linked with satellites, so fleets of cars can be controlled and operate more efficientlily. >> reporter: a range of technologies are being employed. millions of laser beams are fired. capturing information about what is crowning a vehicle. cameras film images, identifying roads to follow and objects. g.p.s. is used to track where
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the car is and where it's going. it's high tech, but is it safe? >> i'm a cyclist. >> reporter: and you guys have trouble. >> i have been knocked over twice. >> reporter: you've been knocked over twice as a cyclist, but you'd rather a human being was behind the wheel than a machine. >> yes. >> reporter: can you legislate for other cars pulling out in front of it, will it react and think and respond in the same way we did. >> this is new generation. everything. we have to acceptment. >> privacy is another concern. cars mean journeys can be tracked. monitored and hacked. technology and a traditional way is at a crossroads. which direction does the future lie in? you have been watching the al jazeera newshour. next another half hour of news. for the moment, from me, thank you for your time and company.
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>> new airstrikes overnight in gaza and see israel pledges it won't stop until hamas tunnels are destroyed. >> this isn't about republicans and democrats. it's about defending the constitution. >> the house votes to sue president obama. republicans say he's overstepped his authority. democrats call it a witch count. >> an entire indian village wiped out by a landslide.